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The Interface is Unknown Errors

The interface is unknown error is typically thrown by the local WMI Service when an attempt is made to access WMI functions from a host that is blocking WMI requests or has a firewall between the hosts.

Verify the error:

  • Open a command-prompt and type:
  • The Wbemtest application opens.
  • Once loaded, click Connect.
  • From the Namespace text box, type:
    Where HOSTNAME is the name of the remote server throwing the error. If either computer resides on a different domain or within a workgroup, specify administrator credentials that reside on the remote computer or domain.
  • Click Connect. You should receive the The interface is unknown error.

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